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Arthur D. Lander, M.D., Ph.D. is the Donald Bren Professor of Developmental and Cell Biology at the University of California, Irvine. He holds joint appointments in the Departments of Biomedical Engineering and Logic and Philosophy of Science. He is also the Director of the Center for Complex Biological Systems, an NIGMS National Center for Systems Biology.

He serves on the editorial boards of PLoS Biology and BMC Biology, is a member of the American Society for Clinical Investigation, a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and a member of the Science Board of the Sante Fe Institute.

Research in the Lander lab is focused on the Systems Biology of Development and Disease, and deals with topics in Developmental Biology, Cell Biology, Mathematical/Computational Biology, Glycobiology, Neurobiology, Cancer Biology and Engineering.

Graduate students in the Lander lab enter through multidepartmental Graduate Gateway Programs in Cellular and Molecular Biosicneces, Mathematical, Computational and Systems Biology, Neuroscience, or through the Department of Biomedical Engineering.